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Panini's on the Waterfront

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, American,
926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
+1 843-379-0300
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“panini” (414 reviews)
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Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in Beaufort to see our grandson graduate from Marine Boot Camp. We stayed at the Sea Island Inn, in itself wonderful but then we ate at Panini's. It was within a few blocks of our hotel. Since we were a day early for...More

Thank klynn48
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met Paul the owner and Laurie the Bartender. Hands on operation The owner is attentive to details. The bar is Great...try the Negroni..classic drink made by Paul and Laurie..Fantistic. I'm sure a cocktail made during the Scott and Zelda period. Try the Steak Pannini...loved it.

Thank almNewHope_PA
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our family had dinner here and it was lovely. The location is beautiful and food was out of the ordinary.

Thank klk9miller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked a local and she recommended this place for a quick bite at lunch time. I actually smelled the pizza baking from the roadside; but entered the other end; near the waterfront and sat outside on the deck. We loved the view. The service...More

Thank Kare2Bme
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our dinner here. Had a little band playing and they were very good, even had some folks up dancing. We tried several different times (2 different pizzas, a cheese steak sandwich and a focaccia) and all were great. The device was great and...More

Thank WEGL185
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good meal after waiting for over an hour for our order at Blackstone Cafe which never arrived. Service and welcome staff were great. We had a very good meal without waiting an extended period of time.

Thank marquittaholtsclaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My brother graduated today from Parris Island and my mother made reservations to Panini’s on the Waterfront so we could have a great lunch with my family, we were a party of 12. The original reservation was for 1 o’clock and my mother soon realized...More

Thank Alyssa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here yesterday and enjoyed it so much we went back for dinner tonight. The paninis we had for lunch were delicious, and the service was great and the views very scenic. Tonight, our server was Marcus, who was very personable and attentive'...More

Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were all very friendly and service was good. Barman made a mistake with our mimosas using straight concentrate. He saw we were sipping them pretty slowly and realised his mistake so brought us 2 fresh ones on the house. Can’t fault him for this...More

Thank Covey31
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best Italian pasta dish I have ever tasted. It combined meatballs, sausage, pasta noodles and sauce. My wife had the seafood ravioli and it too was fantastic. The restaurant is located downtown Beaufort in a renovated bank building with a...More

Thank David P
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11 March 2017|
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Response from drcathylbagleydotcom | Reviewed this property |
If you're concerned about this, I recommend avoiding this place all together! The food is great: well seasoned, presented and portions are ample. Of course, they do have salads with oil and vinegar on the side to dress it up. More
Susan A
23 October 2016|
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Response from PaninisOwner | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for delay in response. We open for Thanksgiving from 11am-4pm only. We will be serving our regular menu, as well as a Smoked Turkey Platter, which will have house smoked turkey with all the trimmings.
27 September 2016|
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Response from SCD200 | Reviewed this property |
Just visiting there unsure. A call to the restaurant should do the trick.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 926 Bay St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5568
    (Charles St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 843-379-0300
  • E-mail
Located in the historic Beaufort bank building. Panini's is a delightful blend of old world Italian charm and new world cuisine. We adapt our menu seasonally to feature only the freshest local ingredients. Unique and crispy Stone-Baked Pizza, Panini sandwiches, Hoagies, Large Salads for lunch. Dinner features fresh local Seafood, inventive Pastas, and hand cut Steaks prepared with a Mediterranean flare. Gluten Free Menu including pizza crust and pasta. Enjoy your dinner with a selection from our extensive wine list, including a Reserve list of select vintages. Outside patio dining and bar on the Chambers Waterfront Park overlooking the Beaufort River. Full bar inside and on the waterfront.
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